Bindi Cole Chocka Wathaurung Mob 2007 (detail). Photograph on Rag paper, ed 1/5, 94 x 130 cm. State Art Collection, Art Gallery of Western Australia. Purchased through the The Leah Jane Cohen Bequest, Art Gallery of Western Australia Foundation, 2008.
The telling and sharing of stories through both verbal and visual means is an essential part of the development and maintenance of the many cultures of our world. Read and interpret art works as unfolding stories and how artists follow a narrative tradition by exploring a selection of works from Your State Art Collection.
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